Study: Six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal—but lived in trees

Study: Six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal—but lived in trees

Study Reveals an Early Tree-Dwelling Bipedal Human Ancestor was Similar to Ancient Apes and “Lucy” but not Living Apes Stony Brook University  An analysis of the femur of one of the oldest human ancestors reveals the six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal but lived in the trees. The research, led by Stony Brook University researchers and their team of international paleoanthropologists, could provide additional insight to the origins of human bipedalism and is published in Nature Communications.

Read about the study at the Stony Brook Newsroom

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